Raffi Ahmad

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Raffi Ahmad
Born Raffi Farid Ahmad
(1987-02-17) 17 February 1987 (age 28)
Bandung, West Java, Indonesia
Nationality Indonesian
Occupation
  • Actor
  • singer
  • presenter
  • comedian
Years active 2001–present
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Religion Islam
Spouse(s) Nagita Slavina (m. 2014)
Children Rafattar Malik Ahmad
Parent(s) Munawar Ahmad (alm)
Amy Qanita
Relatives
Musical career
Genres
Instruments Vocals
Labels
Associated acts

Raffi Ahmad (born 17 February 1987) is an Indonesian presenter, actor, and singer. Raffi has been cast in a number of soap operas, television movies and feature films. He is also involved in advertising, but mainly as a host.

Career[edit]

Raffi began his career as actor. Until now, he have been involved in some opera soap, film television, and movie. In addition as actor, he develop his career as advertisement star, presenter, and singer. Began from supporting role in his first opera soap, Tunjuk Satu Bintang, and he became popular in Senandung Masa Puber at the time as lead role with Bunga Citra Lestari. After that, he continuously appear in opera soap and film television even movies, one of the movie title Love is Cinta. Raffi's acting in the movie got praised from film critic.[citation needed]

In 2006, the top musician, Melly Goeslaw, held a casting for group vocal Bukan Bintang Biasa, also known as BBB. This project devoted for Indonesian teen opera soap. From many artist starring the opera soap was audition, Raffi was selected with Laudya Cynthia Bella, Chelsea Olivia Wijaya, Dimas Beck, and Ayushita. Their first single, "Let's Dance Together", was well received. And then, BBB starred in a film directed by Lasja Fauzia called Bukan Bintang Biasa, the single from that film, became most popular with the teenage demographic and the duet single with Ayushita, Jangan Bilang Tidak, was become the next single.[citation needed]

In 2008, Raffi's acting career more increasing when he appeared in a film produced by Rudy Soedjarwo, Liar and Asoy Geboy. And his name was more popular when he become as presenter in a music program, Dahsyat, who presented by two multi-talent artist, Luna Maya and Olga Syahputra. At the end of the year, BBB launched a new single, "Putus Nyambung", and the new single was received positive response. At the time, it dismissed that BBB only vocal group shortly.

In 2009, Raffi was touted as one of the best-selling artists of music program show, Dahsyat, more increasingly himself in presenter career. In addition of the music program show Dahsyat, he starred in two new programs, Rafi Wkwkwk and OMG, who pairing with Olga Syahputra. Yet, he also still exist in world of acting when starring in some film television, the opera soap Buku Harian Baim, and the sitcom OKB also starred by himself. In addition, he also released the new single, "Johan (Jodoh Ditangan Tuhan)", who duet with Laudya Chintya Bella.

On 26 February 2010, at the 2010 Dahsyatnya Awards, Raffi and Yuni Shara appeared together playing a medley of songs: "Johan (Jodoh Ditangan Tuhan" and "Kucari Jalan Terbaik". This was followed by various offers to pair the two in projects, including advertisements, the duets single "50 Tahun Lagi", and the movie Rumah Tanpa Jendela. He also directed a short film called Barbie, who starred by Yuni Shara. The 10-minute movie was awarded the "Best Movie" award at the 2011 LA Lights Indie Movie.

At the end of 2011, Raffi starred in a horror-comedy film titled Pocong Kesetanan. His existence and productivity get result the best work from program television, opera soap, film television, movie, commercials, and some business was managed by him, one of the Indonesian production house, Barometer Lite, which produces one of Indonesia's leading tabloids, put his name in the fourth position from 9 for Indonesian richest artists of 2011.

On 28 August 2014, Raffi starring the movie Olga & Billy Lost in Singapore with Olga Syahputra, Billy Syahputra, Tarra Budiman, Chand Kelvin, and Raffi's sister, Syahnaz Sadiqah. In this movie, he only role as special appearances.

On 4 May 2015, Raffi released a new album, Kamulah Takdirku, and the lead single in a new album, "Kamulah Takdirku" and "Terbaik Untukmu". This album many collaboration with his wife, Nagita Slavina and the album only sold at all KFC in Indonesia.

Personal life[edit]

Raffi Farid Ahmad was born on 17 February 1987 in Bandung, West Java. He is the first child of 3 siblings of Munawar Ahmad (alm) and Amy Qanita. After his career was success, he can't escape from his news romance, like Laudya Cynthia Bella, Bunga Zainal, Ratna Galih, Tyas Mirasih, and Velove Vexia.[1] Now, he become the subject of controversy in the media about his relationship with Krisdayanti's sister, Yuni Shara, who was 14 years older than him. Their relationship was lasted in 4 years and then foundered. Not of the blessing from Raffi's mom, Amy Qanita, rumored to be the cause of the broke up from their relationship.[2]

On 17 October 2014, he will gain to his friend of childhood and actress, Nagita Slavina. Their marriage become luxurious celebrity wedding in 2014. It can absorbing and make a scene from Indonesian community. His luxurious wedding held in 3 cities at Jakarta, Bandung, and Bali. Began from Javanese[disambiguation needed] traditional procession, marriage ceremony, reception in Jakarta, Private Party in Bali, until Ngunduh Mantu in Bandung broadcast live in some national television stations for a days at the time.[3]

Discography[edit]

Studio album[edit]

  • Kamulah Takdirku (2015)

Singles[edit]

Year Title Album Label
2006 "Let's Dance Together" (with BBB & Melly Goeslaw) Mindnsoul Aquarius Musikindo
2007 "Bukan Bintang Biasa"(with BBB) Ost. Bukan Bintang Biasa
"Jangan Bilang Tidak" (feat. Ayushita)
2008 "Putus Nyambung" (with BBB) Non-album single
2009 "Jodoh di Tangan Tuhan" (feat. Laudya Cynthia Bella)
2010 "50 Tahun Lagi" (feat. Yuni Shara) Unknown
2011 "Cinta Ini" (feat. Yuni Shara)
"1,2,3" (feat. Yuni Shara & Cavin Cello)
2012 "CH2 (Cinta Hati Hati)" (with BBB & Melly Goeslaw) Balance Aquarius Musikindo
2013 "Air dan Api" Kamulah Takdirku MyMusic Records
2014 "Bukan Rama Shinta"
"Kamulah Takdirku" (feat. Nahita Slavina)
2015 "Masih" (feat. Nagita Slavina)
"Terbaik Untukmu"
"Let's Talk About Love" (feat. Nagita Slavina)
"Jika" (feat. Nagita Slavina)
"Menikahmu" (feat. Nagita Slavina)
"Lepaskan Saja"
"Pesawat Terbang"

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Ada Hantu di Sekolah Arya Lead role
2005 Me vs High Heels Dondon Supporting role
2005 Panggil Namaku Tiga Kali Brian Supporting role
2006 Cinta Pertama Cameo
2007 Bukan Bintang Biasa Raffi Lead role
2007 Love is Cinta Doni Lead role
Nominated – 2007 MTV Indonesia Movie Awards for Most Favorite Actor
2008 40 Hari Bangkitnya Pocong Nino Lead role
2008 Liar Bayu Lead role
2008 Asoy Geboy Didi Lead role
2009 Putih Abu-Abu dan Sepatu Kets Raffi Cameo
2010 Barbie Himself Director
2011 Rumah Tanpa Jendela Raga Supporting role
2011 Virgin 3 Burger's trader Cameo
2011 Get Married 3 Sophie's boyfriend Cameo
2011 Pocong Kesetanan Asep Lead role
2014 Olga & Billy Lost in Singapore Raffi Special appearances

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Network
2002 Tunjuk Satu Bintang SCTV
2003–2004 Senandung Masa Puber Trans TV
2004 Ada Cinta di Lantai 9 Trans TV
2004–2005 Aku Ingin Hidup SCTV
2005 Me vs High Heels The Series Dondon ANTV
TBA Asyiknya Pacaran TV 7
TBA Bisikan Dari Atas SCTV
2006 Juragan Jengkol SCTV
2006 Olivia Justin Lead role RCTI
2007 Romantika Remaja Kelvin Lead role SCTV
2007 Andai Ku Tahu Marcel RCTI
2007 Doo Bee Doo Ariel RCTI
2008 Janji Cinta Aditya Lead role RCTI
2008 Dimas dan Raka Raka Lead role Global TV
2009 Tarzan Cilik Raffi RCTI
2009 Baim Anak Sholeh Raffi RCTI
2009 Buku Harian Baim Ariel SCTV
2010 Koboi Cabe Rawit Ariel SCTV
2010 Mendadak Alim Global TV
2010 Titip Rindu Bagas Lead role SCTV
2011 Bintang Untuk Baim SCTV
2011 Baim Jaim Jaim Lead role MNCTV
2011 Arti Sahabat Season 2 Revan Lead role Indosiar
2011–2012 Dia atau Diriku Satria/Axel SCTV
2013 Putri Nomor 1 Arya Lead role RCTI
2015–present Ngantri ke Surga TBA RCTI

Sitcoms[edit]

Year Title Network
2005 Extravaganza ABG Trans TV
2008 OKB Trans 7
2011-presents Pesbukers ANTV
2012 Waktunya Kita Sahur Trans TV
2013 Yuk Kita Sahur Trans TV
2013-2014 Yuk Keep Smile Trans TV
2014 Sahurnya Ramadhan Trans TV
2014 Ngabuburit Trans TV
2014 The Blusukan Trans TV

TV shows[edit]

Video Clip[edit]

Year Title Artist
2004 "Aku Masih Cinta" Delon feat. Andre Hehanusa
"Salam Bagi Sahabat" Albert Fakdewer feat. Glenn Fredly
2005 "Manusia Biasa" Radja
"Pasangan Yang Tepat" Marshanda
2009 "Hancur Hatiku" Olga Syahputra
"Seribu Tahun Lamanya" Sophie Navita
2011 "Aku Cinta" Yuni Shara
"Everybody Knew" Citra Scholastika
2013 "Goyang Bang Jali" Denny Cagur

Commercials[edit]

Awards and Nominations[edit]

References[edit]

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